Dec 06, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Engineering Technology Management: Construction Management, B.S.


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Construction Management is a concentration in the Engineering Technology Management (ETM) undergraduate program at UTC. The purpose of the concentration is to provide a comprehensive and quality learning environment with scholarly and service activities to prepare students as professionals in construction that have the responsibility of planning, scheduling, and building projects. It is intended as advanced preparation for the engineering technologist to serve a leadership role in a construction related field.

Program Mission:

The mission of the Engineering Technology Management (ETM) program at UTC is to provide accessible education in the principles and application of technology and management of technology, while preparing students for life-long learning and being productive in today’s competitive work environment.

Program Education Objectives:

In support of the program mission, graduates of the ETM program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the necessary understanding of planning, organizing, and problem-solving skills to provide value-added services in technical or management positions;
  • Demonstrate good communication skills and be able to function well in multidisciplinary teams as leaders; and
  • Appreciate the need for, and to pursue, self-directed professional development opportunities, such as graduate work, trainings, and participation in professional organizations.
Program Student Outcomes:

In support of the program education objectives, each graduate from the UTC Engineering Management program will have demonstrated prior to graduation:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline; 
  2. an ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  3. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  4. an ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes; and
  5. an ability to function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams.
Degree and Accreditation:

Engineering Technology Management program graduates obtain a B.S. degree. This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org.

General Education


(see General Education  for list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)


  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities: (6 hours)


  •  Complete one approved course from two different subcategories

Historical Understanding (3 hours)


Literature (3 hours)


Thought, Values and Beliefs (3 hours)


Visual and Performing Arts (3 hours)


Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)


  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Non-Western Culture: (3 hours)


  • One approved non-western culture course

Additional Information and Notes


127 total hours required.

Minimum 39 hours at the 3000-4000 level.

2.0 GPA in all required major and related courses (including specified General Education courses).

See Degree and Graduation Requirements  for additional requirements.

Note: A maximum of 30 hours may be earned in the College of Business and credited toward the degree.

ClearPath for Advising


The ClearPath for Advising provides students with an opportunity to see program requirements defined in a semester-by-semester format. The ClearPath for Advising guides also provide students with important tips, pointers, and suggestions for staying on track with progress toward the degree.  Your ClearPath is available through the Advisement website.

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